One of the top-rated industries in India is the film industry, Bollywood, where actors get phenomenal amounts of money, fame as well as respect. Indian actors make whopping sums of money through films, advertisements, and endorsements, making them among the richest people in the country and the world. These actors own magnificent homes, amazing supercars and many other precious things which a normal person can only dream of. All these assets contribute to the net worth of these actors.
These actors live life king size and many of them are the richest people in the country but do you know who are the top 10 richest Bollywood actors in India?
Well, here is the list of top 10 richest actors in India in the year 2018:
10. Saif Ali Khan
Featuring on number 10 on this list is the younger Nawab, Saif Ali Khan having a net worth of $40 million, charges nearly Rs 20 crore per film. Saif is married to one of the richest and highest paid Indian actresses, Kareena Kapoor and has inherited huge wealth from his father too. He is presently married to Kareena Kapoor and they have a cute boy whose name is Taimur. Saif Ali Khan has worked in many popular movies like Hum Tum, Race, Love Aaj Kal, Omkara and many more. The actor has received some of the very prestigious awards like the Padma Shri.
9. John Abraham
On number 9 among the richest actors in India is John Abraham, who has a net worth of $ 55 million. This good-looking actor has big hits like “Jism”, “Desi Boyz”, “Dostana” and “Race 2” to his credit. One of his initial hit was Dhoom in 2004 and that started the superbike craze in India as well. John Abraham started his career as a model and even today, he is involved with modeling. In addition to this, he also owns a clothing brand by the name of JA Clothing. He is certainly one of the most successful and sexiest Asian actors.
8. Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt is another actor, counted among the most successful ones in the country, with a whopping net worth of $ 55 million. He has had a successful film career, but it was marred by controversies, such as involvement in drugs and illegal arms cases. Today, he is free of all those controversies and he is leading a normal life. As per the statistics, he has worked in over 100 movies and some of the super hits of his career includes Kanoon Apna Apna, Munna Bhai MBBS,and Lage Raho Munna Bhai. Sanjay Dutt has also been honored with many awards for his work.
7. Ranbir Kapoor
Next on the list, with the net worth of $ 66 million is the young heartthrob of the nation, Ranbir Kapoor, who is the son of the superstar of yesteryears, Rishi Kapoor. Ranbir Kapoor started his career with Saawariya in 2007 and over the course of time, he has tasted huge success with films like “Bachna Ae Hasino”, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and “Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahaani”. Other popular movies he worked in include Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year and many more. Ranbir Kapoor also endorses many brands and he is also one of the owners of Mumbai City Football Club.
6. Hrithik Roshan
The next name on the list of richest actors in India is that of superhero Hrithik Roshan, who has a net worth of $ 70 million. He is the son of the popular producer Rakesh Roshan and hence he got an easy start in the film industry. The handsome hunk started his career with “Kaho Na Pyar Hai” and has given some raving hits like “Koi Mil Gaya”, “Krrish”, “Krrish3” and “Jodhaa Akbar”. His divorce with Suzanne Roshan has been one of the most expensive in the country. Hrithik Roshan also markets many Indian an international brands which certainly contributes to his net worth.
5. Akshay Kumar
The fifth richest actor in India, with a net worth of $ 185 million is the Punjabi Khiladi, Akshay Kumar. He is a versatile actor, who has delivered superhits in different genres like comedy, action, romance,and drama, which makes him one of the highest paid actors in the industry. Akshay Kumar is also one of the most hardworking actors and he started his life as a chef. He later got a chance to work in the film industry and he certainly proved his worth. Akshay Kumar worked in over 100 movies and he delivered superhits like Housefull, Baby, Airlift, Padman and many more.
4. Aamir Khan
Featuring on number 4 in this list is Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan, with a magnificent net worth of $ 185 million. Aamir does just one movie a year but delivers nothing less than a masterpiece. His film “PK” did a wonderful job and apart from PK, he also worked in movies like 3 Idiots, Ghajini and Dhoom 3. He is known for his roles and he has received many honorable awards like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan,and many other national film awards. Aamir Khan is certainly one of the most dedicated actors in Indian Cinema. He also hosted shows like Satyamev Jayate which was extremely popular as it highlighted social issues in Indian society.
3. Salman Khan
At number 3 position on this list is the most loved superstar, Salman Khan, who has a net worth of $ 220 million. Most of his films reach the 100 crore club, which is the reason of his being revered as the most successful actors. Additionally, he makes huge sums from endorsements and TV shows like “Bigg Boss”. He charges Rs 45 crore for a film. Salman Khan had also been a part of many controversies but he is still loved by his audience. Salman Khan worked in many popular action films like Dabangg, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bodyguard and many others. Salman Khan also owns a clothing brand known as Being Human and the profits from the brand go towards the charity.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
Having a whopping net worth of $ 400 million makes Amitabh Bachchan the second richest actor in the country. This legendary actor was known as the Angry Young Man in the period of eighties and is still considered as the jewel in the crown of the Indian cinema. Despite being in his seventies, the actor is still going strong. Amitabh Bachchan has worked in over 200 movies and he also hosted the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. The show was known as Kaun Banega Crorepati. Amitabh Bachchan received many national honors like Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan.
1. Shahrukh Khan
Popularly known as the King Khan, Shahrukh Khan is the undisputed leader on the list of richest actors in India, besides being the second richest actor in the world, owing to his net worth exceeding $ 740 million. He owns a production house called Red Chillies Entertainment, along with an IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders. He charges as much as Rs 50 crores per film. He also endorses many of the national as well as international brands and he is also known as the King of Bollywood and he has a spectacular house.
The name of his house is Mannat. SRK has worked in over 100 movies and he is the most successful actor in the history of Bollywood.